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Wunderbarliche, doch warhafftige Erklärung von der Gelegenheit vnd Sitten der Wilden in Virginia ...


Published 1590
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statement of responsibility: Erstlich in engelländischer Sprach beschrieben durch Thomam Hariot, vnd newlich durch Christ. P. in Teutsch gebracht.

Title printed on slip and mounted within the engraved border used for the 1st Latin ed. of America, pt. 1; imprint, on another slip, mounted above the engraved imprint of the 1st Latin ed.

Added t.p. to ill. 1-23: Wahrhafftige Contrafacturen vnd Gebräuch der Innwohner der jenigen Landtschafft in America, welche Virginia genennet worden ... Alles auff das allerfleissigst erkundigt, vnd ... abcontrafeyt von Johann With ... Ill. 24-28 have title: Etliche Contrafeyt der Völcker, genannt Picten, die vorzeiten einen Kreyss in Engellandt jnngehabt haben.

First ed., according to Church.

Leaves include both engraved image and letterpress description together on one side of leaf.

Woodcut head- and tail-pieces, initials, ornament.

Signatures: a⁴ b⁶ c⁴ d⁸ A⁶ B-C⁸ D⁶ E⁸ F⁶ (D6, F6, blanks)

Includes index.

citation/reference: Church, E.D. Discovery, 176

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Title printed on slip and mounted within the engraved border used for the 1st Latin ed. of America, pt. 1; imprint, on another slip, mounted above the engraved imprint of the 1st Latin ed

Added t.p. to ill. 1-23: Wahrhafftige Contrafacturen vnd Gebräuch der Innwohner der jenigen Landtschafft in America, welche Virginia genennet worden ... Alles auff das allerfleissigst erkundigt, vnd ... abcontrafeyt von Johann With ... Ill. 24-28 have title: Etliche Contrafeyt der Völcker, genannt Picten, die vorzeiten einen Kreyss in Engellandt jnngehabt haben

First ed., according to Church

Leaves include both engraved image and letterpress description together on one side of leaf

Woodcut head- and tail-pieces, initials, ornament

Includes index

Church, E.D. Discovery

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SCNHRB copy 39088008685554 imperfect: lacking leaves a1 (t.p.), a4, d6 (blank), leaf [1] of Adam and Eve, leaves XVIII, XXIV-XXVIII, F3-6 (with only one ill., no. IV, of the Picts). Several leaves damaged and repaired, sometimes with slight loss of text. SCNHRB copy possibly a made-up copy: appears to be 1st ed., although some plates may be from 2nd or 3rd ed

SCNHRB copy has bookplate: The Charlotte and Lloyd Wineland Collection of Native American and Western Exploration Literature

SCNHRB copy bound in half tan paper over boards and calf; raised bands and red leather spine label

SCNHRB copy bound with: Bry, Theodor de. Der ander Theyl, der newlich erfundenen Landtschafft Americae. Franckfort am Mayn : Getruckt bey J. Feyerabendt, 1591 -- Bry, Theodor de. Dritte Buch Americae darinn Brasilia. [Frankfurt am Main : s.n.], 1593. Bound together subsequent to publication


Publisher [Gedruckt zu Franckfort am Mäyn? : Bey Johann Wechel in Verlegung Dieterich Bry]
Year 1590?]
Pages 626
Possible copyright status NOT_IN_COPYRIGHT
Language German
Call number 39088008685554
Digitizing sponsor Smithsonian Libraries
Book contributor Smithsonian Libraries
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